Programs at Casa Werma

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Casa Werma has made the difficult decision to close on-land programs through 2020. Check out our current online classes offered below.


Wind, Flag, Mind Moves – A Binational Contemplative Writers Series

Open Dates
Zoom (online)
Join us for this unique virtual line-up of readings, workshops and discussions, where we engage with notable authors and meditation practitioners as we explore the relationship of contemplative practices, social action, and the written word.  

Wind, Flag Mind Moves: 3-Day Contemplative Writing Workshops

con Tim Z. Hernandez

October 29 - 31, 2021
Casa Werma
In this workshop we will sit together, walk together, and write together, considering how our words and the sharing of our stories are an act of reclamation, healing, and witness. With an open genre approach, anyone working in poetry, fiction or non-fiction will find this a meaningful experience.

Miksang Contemplative Photography Retreat

con Jake Lorfing, Melinda Rothouse and Patrick Larson

January 2 - 8, 2022
Casa Werma
Miksang Contemplative Photography is the art and practice of visual awareness, dropping our agendas and allowing the world to touch our hearts directly.

Releasing 2021, Embracing 2022: A Meditation and Writing Retreat

con Joan Kling, M.S.

January 14 - 17, 2022
Casa Werma
In this retreat we will practice daily meditation and writing exercises to ceremonially release 2021 and tangibly embrace 2022.

Women’s Wisdom Retreat

con Sandra Ladley

February 4 - 13, 2022
Casa Werma
This retreat is for women to come together in a beautiful setting surrounded by lush gardens to experience deep meditation practice, sacred community and creative expression. We will have the opportunity to connect deeply with ourselves with the aspiration to return home refreshed with the strength, passion and personal alignment to meet these challenging times with an open heart and mind.

Ten-Day Mahamudra Retreat

con Acharya Richard John

March 3 - 14, 2022
Casa Werma
This Mahamudra Retreat will be structured according to the classic text by the Karmapa IX, "Pointing Out the Dharmakaya." This retreat will align the traditional investigation and pointing out instructions of mahamudra and trekcho.